Web2Ireland event Speaker – Judy Gibbons

6th of April 2006 by admin

Judy Gibbons has over 25 years experience in the computer industry with a focus on software, internet and consumer technologies.

Judy Gibbons

Before joining Accel, Judy was Corporate Vice President of MSN Global Sales and Marketing at Microsoft Corp managing the business across 40 markets worldwide.

Judy joined Microsoft in 1994 to launch MSN in the United Kingdom, and went on to manage MSN Europe. She was promoted to run MSN International covering Asia-Pacific and Japan and then also took on responsibility for US Sales & Marketing.

Prior to Microsoft Judy held various product development and marketing positions at Hewlett Packard, where she spent two years in Silicon Valley, and at Apple Computer where she was involved in the company’s early work in interactive multimedia and PDAs.

Judy has been ranked among the top 20 most influential European business women by the Wall Street Journal Europe for two successive years, and as one of Time magazine’s five “People to Watch in International Business”. She was awarded the Microsoft Women’s Leadership Award in January 2003.

Judy served on the main board of O2, the European mobile network operator, until its purchase by Telefonica.

Judy holds an honors degree in Engineering from Brighton University in England and has undertaken executive education programs at Harvard Business School and London Business School.

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